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Upcoming Events

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Culture Collision

Jul 28 - 28, 2014
Stop by the World War II Museum and visit Longue Vue and other local arts and… more

Entergy IMAX Theatre…

Jul 28 - Aug 21, 2014
Entergy IMAX Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an… more

JPAS Summer Musical…

Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2014
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Sistahs Making a…

Jul 28 - 28, 2014
Sistahs Making a Change hosts the ever-popular "How We Got to the… more

The Victory Belles –…

Jul 30 - 30, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

White Glove…

Jul 30 - 30, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

14th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

2014 New Orleans…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Join us for the Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans… more

Le Foret - Five…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Wine aficionados and foodies alike can enjoy sumptuous seasonal delights with… more

Louisiana Music…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Listen to Voo Davis perform! more

Open Mic Night at…

Jul 31 - Aug 28, 2014
This summer, Thursday nights at Hard Rock New Orleans are open to local… more

The Historic New…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

Workplace Wellness…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Pre-planning is a matter of taking the time to think about - and record - your… more

AN EVENING WITH …

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

COOLinary New…

Aug 1 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Mecha Con

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Sarah McLachlan at…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

Satchmo Summer Fest

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Come and enjoy live music with Leroy Jones & New Orleans Finest. more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for  multi-platinum singer and songwriter Sarah McLaughlin. She… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

Culture Collision

Jul 28 - 28, 2014
Stop by the World War II Museum and visit Longue Vue and other local arts and… more

Lagniappe Lecture - "One Family's Story: Surviving the Holocaust" by Sally Rabinowitz

Saturday, October 27, 2012
2:00 pm presentation
The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA

Sally Rabinowitz, granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, presents a story of survival, persistence and compassion. A YouTube sensation, Sally tells a story of mystery and intrigue that is not to be missed. Not your typical 17-year old girl, Sally spent several years uncovering the facts that led to her family's survival during the Nazi occupation of Germany. After receiving no response on the telephone, Sally made trips to German archives in the Frankfurt Jewish Museum as well as cemeteries where family members were buried. There, she uncovered a hero in the owner of Leica Camera.

A top customer and close friend of Ernst Leitz, head of the Leica Camera Company, Sally's grandfather, Mr. Ehrenfeld was saved by his friend Ernst Leitz.

Like Oskar Schindler, Leitz helped Jews find jobs outside Germany, securing immigration Visas and paying travel expenses for United States bound refugees.

Relating the events of Nazi Germany to racism that exists today, Sally will share her ideas of awareness and prevention of future persecution as well as overcoming obstacles.

This event is free and open to the public, but due to limited seating a reservation is required.  Please RSVP to 504-528-1944 x 412.